Apple has just released iOS 6.1 for iPhone 5, 4S, iPhone 4 and 3GS, iPad and iPod models. The new version is available for download now. According to the official short changelog, the new version contains more carriers support for LTE, Siri integrated with Fandango to purchase tickets, a button to reset the advertising identifier.
Like me, were you expecting a golden master release of iOS 6.1? But to surprise us Apple has just seeded another beta, beta 5, to the developers.
The professionals and renowned names of Jailbreak are also waiting for general build so that they can release the untethered jailbreak for iOS 6.1. But Apple decided to test the nerves of all jailbreak awaiting people.
The popular word game for Windows Phone now lands in the App Store as well. Microsoft releases its first official game for iPhone, iPod Touch and other iOS devices.
Wordament is the first cross platform game for iPhone from Redmond quarters in which all the players playing from different operating systems compete on a single board. You are gives only two minutes to get the achievements like first finisher, best word found, total word score etc.
A new version iOS firmware iOS 6.0.2 is released for iPhone 5 and iPad mini devices. This new update fixes WiFi bug for these devices.
The official changelog issued by Apple is not very long. Here is what it reads:
“iOS 6.0.2 Software Update
This update contains improvements and bug fixes, including:
• Fixes a bug that could impact Wi-Fi
For information on the security content of this update, please visit this website:
Early this morning Apple pushed out iOS 6.1 beta 4 to developers. Just like the previous beta releases, We can jailbreak fourth beta running on pre-A5 iPhone models with the help of Redsn0w. Though the iPhone Dev Team’s Redsn0w doesn’t support any beta release officially, but with a little trick we can get what we want.
The jailbreak community sometimes divide the iOS devices into two categories: Pre-A5 devices, also called as A4 devices and A5 devices. This categorisation is based on the processor. iPhone 4S, iPhone 5, iPad 2/3/4 and iPod Touch 5G run on A5 processor whereas iPhone 4, iPhone 3GS, iPad 1, iPod Touch 3/4G run on pre-A5 processors.
YouTube Capture is an iOS based application available for download through Apple’s App Store. Google released this new app for iPhone, iPod and iPod users to ease the video uploading process to YouTube and at the same time to provide some mostly used video editing features.
This app brings YouTube enhancements like colour correction, video stabilisation, trimming and sound editing to your fingertips at the screen of iPhone. The app also allows the users to apply these features to existing videos present in Photos app. Moreover, you can remove or modify the enhancements anytime in Youtube.
Apple has just seeded iOS 6.1 beta 4 to developers.The fourth beta having build number 10B5126b definitely contains some bug fixes for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch devices.
Apple TV is not missed at this point. The third beta for Apple TV iOS is also released early this morning. The developers also get Xcode 4.6 Preview 4.
We recommend all the users to grab these new beta products through proper channel that is by getting a developer account. Some blogs also post the direct download links of these releases but we never support them. Posting beta releases of Apple software on public sites is against the terms and policy issued by Apple.
Recently I was reading few articles on different tech blogs about the future of jailbreak. They all were agreed at one point that jailbreak is losing its charm and some of them were even saying that it’s now dead.
There is no doubt that Apple has implemented many favourite tweaks in the latest iOS release in some way or other. But even now there are many tweaks and apps due to which users want to break the security shell around the operating system. Today’s released LockSreen Settings is one of them.
Few minutes ago I refreshed the Cydia store and found this new little app. As soon as I installed it on my iPhone, it became one of my favourite app.
The wait is finally over. Google has just released the standalone Google Maps for iOS 6 users. The new app requires at least iOS 5.1 or later version to be installed.
Apple has removed the built-in Google Maps app from iOS 6 and included its own Maps app in it. But many users were not happy with this move due to number of reasons which have already been discussed many times. The main reasons included the lack of accuracy, less-detailed maps and incorrect positioning in many areas.
Sony releases its own flashing software for android based Xperia category mobile models. This flash tool is called Emma. Emma lets you restore the stock firmware on your device. It is available for download for the following devices.
- Sony Xperia S
- Sony Xperia arc
- and Sony Xperia arc S
Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 is one of those devices which have little to no chance of getting Android 4.2, also known as Jelly Bean. However the recent builds of CyanogenMod 10.1, which are rather unofficial, would install Android 4.2 on your device and would also boost the general performance.
Like any other ROM, this one would also void your device’s warranty. So, proceed at your own risk. Moreover, if you have not performed ROM installing in the past, please try it under a supervision.
Today Yahoo releases a standalone Yahoo! Mail client for popular operating systems that are iOS, Android and Windows 8. The revamped app is available through Apple’s App Store, Google’s Play and Microsoft’s Windows Store.
I am really a big fan of Yahoo Mail. For all my personal mailing purposes I still use Yahoo, though for business I prefer Gmail. If you are also one of more than 300 million Yahoo! mail users, you will surely enjoy this new product due to the speed and minimalism features.